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Pine City Pride taps Moody, Tuaolo for 2014 festival

Pine City Pride taps Moody, Tuaolo for 2014 festival


East Central Minnesota Pride, also known as Pine City Pride, has announced part of its lineup for 2014’s events.

WCCO’s Edward Moody will serve as emcee for June 1st’s festival in the park. Moody works as a reporter and weekend anchor for Minneapolis CBS affiliate. Prior to WCCO, Moody was a morning anchor in Duluth.

“the people of East Central Minnesota came to love him in both markets,” East Central Minnesota Pride wrote in a statement.

In addition, former Viking and singer Esera Tuaolo will perform at the festival.

In order to raise funds for the event, ECMN Pride is hosting a garage sale in Pine City on May 10.

[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
East Central Minnesota Pride Garage Sale
Date: Saturday, May 10, 9 am to 1 pm,
Location: 922 7th Street SW, Pine City, MN 55063
Admission: Free(All proceeds benefit Pride).

East Central Minnesota Pride
Date: Sunday, June 1, Noon to 5 pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit the East Central MN Pride website [/sws_blue_box]

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Andy Birkey has written for a number of Minnesota and national publications. He founded Eleventh Avenue South which ran from 2002-2011, wrote for the Minnesota Independent from 2006-2011, the American Independent from 2010-2013. His writing has appeared in The Advocate, The Star Tribune, The Huffington Post, Salon, Cagle News Service, Twin Cities Daily Planet, TheUptake, Vita.mn and much more. His writing on LGBT issues, the religious right and social justice has won awards including Best Beat Reporting by the Online News Association, Best Series by the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and an honorable mention by the Sex-Positive Journalism awards.